Website to help victims of Dalit violence

Tejas Mehta, NDTV.COmThursday, December 7, 2006 (Mumbai):There's been unrest in the Dalit community in Maharashtra ever since upper caste villagers killed an entire family in Khairlanji over road disputes.The disturbing aspect about that case is…

Varghese death: former IG's petition dismissed

KOCHI: The Kerala High Court on Wednesday dismissed a writ petition filed by the former Inspector-General of Police K. Lakshmana challenging the criminal proceedings initiated against him in connection with the death of Naxalite leader…

HIV-positive children denied education

The Hindu ,  7 Dec 2006KOTTAYAM: Even as the world commemorated World AIDS Day on Friday last, four children, aged between four and eight years, all HIV-positive, have been denied permission to continue their studies…

Tribal Leader, C.K.Janu warns of agitation

Against bid to evict AdivasisKANNUR: Adivasi Gothra Mahasabha (AGM) leader C.K. Janu has said that Adivasis will begin agitation by erecting shelters in front of the residence of Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan if the Government…

Muslims spurn UP govt's Dalit tag

Abhishek Patni, CNN-IBN December 06, 2006  Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh Assembly passed a resolution on Tuesday recommending reservation for Dalit Muslims and Christians.The Opposition however chose to stay away during the vote. And not everyone…

Sankararaman murder case accused attacked

6 Dec, 2006,  PTIKanchi Seer, the main accused with Indian President CHENNAI: Meenakshisundaram, an accused in the September 2004 Sankararaman murder case involving Kanchi Sankaracharya Jayendra Saraswathi, was attacked by some unidentified persons near his…